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Pride Month Celebrations 2022

Pride Month takes place every June and is a celebration of people coming together to show how far LGBTQ+ rights have come. We caught up with some of our nurses to hear how they planned to celebrate and support the...

Why choose Cardiff for your next nursing role?

Thinking about choosing Cardiff for your next nursing position? There’s a wide range of opportunities available from hospital settings to GP practices and more. Whether you are already a registered nurse, or have just begun your career in nursing, this...

What is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP)?

Advanced Nursing Practitioners (ANP) are nurses who have undertaken a master’s level in clinical practice. ANPs have authority in patient diagnosis and are trusted to independently assess, diagnose, manage and care for patients with complex clinical issues. These types of...

Why choose Bristol for your next nursing role?

If you are curious about a nursing career in Bristol, there is a broad range of opportunities available for you. Registered nurses in this area can expect a variety of vacancies in various settings including hospitals, mental health facilities, GP...

Why become a nurse?

Being a nurse is one of the most challenging but rewarding jobs out there. Every nurse has their own story to tell about what motivated them to join the profession. Below, our nurses share their inspiring stories of why they...

National Work Life Week

We’re celebrating National Work Life Week with our workers, by asking them to share how the flexibility at Thornbury has improved their work-life balance and quality of life. “I never intended to become an agency nurse but, after feeling stressed-out,...

Why recent changes to IR35 rules don’t affect Thornbury nurses

Back in April 2017, the government changed IR35 rules affecting nursing professionals working through personal service companies (PSCs) in the public sector. These changes resulted in recruitment agencies (which accept PSCs) having to deduct tax and National Insurance from nurses...

The comfiest shoes for an agency nurse

Nurses spend most of the time on their feet as a result of completing rounds, administering drugs to patients, or giving care. Because of this, their lower body endures a lot throughout the day and can lead to severe pain...

Helping to improve your sleeping habits

To be a nurse you need to be able to remain focused, alert, and retain the ability to respond in an instant, and to do this you need to be well rested. But how do you achieve sufficient undisturbed sleep...

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